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Basketweave leather guitar strap, vegetable tan and suede - adjustable from 44-52"

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This tooled vegetable tan leather guitar strap is made from specially selected 6-7oz natural veg tan leather and lined with 4-5oz brown suede. The major piece is about 34.5" long and 2.5" wide and the minor piece is 22.5" long and 1" wide.

When assembled it is adjustable in length from 44" to about 52", and has holes punched to attach to electric and acoustic guitars. If you are buying for an acoustic, let me know and I will toss in some cord to secure it around the neck.

The length of the guitar strap is airbrushed from a light brown in the center to a medium red brown on the edges and mahogany antiquing to contrast the stamped impressions. Along the length of the strap is a basketweave design tooled into the piece with a simple border on both the major and minor pieces. Additionally the item is saddle stitched with brown nylon braided cord to secure the brown suede lining. There is a semi-gloss finish on the item to seal it from the elements and wear, and the edges are burnished dark brown to give the item additional protection.

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Each item starts out from a side of North American or European vegetable tanned leather, tanned in a natural process with tree bark and vegetable oils. From here I first hand cut each piece to the desired dimensions, clean up the inside and the edges, then after an appropriate length of time casing the leather with water I free hand cut and/or tool in the chosen design with variety of hand tools. Afterwards the item is oiled and left to dry for a time before colour is added with spirit dyes and acrylics through airbrushing, application with daubers, rubbing over the impressions, and paint brushing details. At the end, a finish is applied and edges burnished with water, oils, and beeswax to give the item a long life.

Items will often stretch a small amount from wear, and will often take some breaking in in order to conform to its owner. It may sometimes help to lightly dampen the inside of the item during the first few wears to assist this process. In doing this, some dye may transfer to your skin during the first few wears or if the item becomes too wet. The dye itself is non-toxic, but often colourfast to any surfaces it may get on. For dye on the skin, shampoo (the hair kind) seems to work the best at removing it.

To ensure the long life of your items, keep them away from strong solvents and chemicals. They may also discolour from sitting in the sun over time. Oiling the exterior of the item with mink oil will keep it soft and pliable, though natural body oils and wear is often all that is needed.

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If you like what you see here, and want something different, feel free to contact me - I can customize any design and tailor it to your liking.

Thank you very much for looking!
This tooled vegetable tan leather guitar strap is made from specially selected 6-7oz natural veg tan leather and lined with 4-5oz brown suede. The major piece is about 34.5" long and 2.5" wide and the minor piece is 22.5" long and 1" wide.

When assembled it is adjustable in length from 44" to about 52", and has holes punched to attach to electric and acoustic guitars. If you are buying for an acoustic, let me know and I will toss in some cord to secure it around the neck.

The length of the guitar strap is airbrushed from a light brown in the center to a medium red brown on the edges and mahogany antiquing to contrast the stamped impressions. Along the length of the strap is a basketweave design tooled into the piece with a simple border on both the major and minor pieces. Additionally the item is saddle stitched with brown nylon braided cord to secure the brown suede lining. There is a semi-gloss finish on the item to seal it from the elements and wear, and the edges are burnished dark brown to give the item additional protection.

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Each item starts out from a side of North American or European vegetable tanned leather, tanned in a natural process with tree bark and vegetable oils. From here I first hand cut each piece to the desired dimensions, clean up the inside and the edges, then after an appropriate length of time casing the leather with water I free hand cut and/or tool in the chosen design with variety of hand tools. Afterwards the item is oiled and left to dry for a time before colour is added with spirit dyes and acrylics through airbrushing, application with daubers, rubbing over the impressions, and paint brushing details. At the end, a finish is applied and edges burnished with water, oils, and beeswax to give the item a long life.

Items will often stretch a small amount from wear, and will often take some breaking in in order to conform to its owner. It may sometimes help to lightly dampen the inside of the item during the first few wears to assist this process. In doing this, some dye may transfer to your skin during the first few wears or if the item becomes too wet. The dye itself is non-toxic, but often colourfast to any surfaces it may get on. For dye on the skin, shampoo (the hair kind) seems to work the best at removing it.

To ensure the long life of your items, keep them away from strong solvents and chemicals. They may also discolour from sitting in the sun over time. Oiling the exterior of the item with mink oil will keep it soft and pliable, though natural body oils and wear is often all that is needed.

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If you like what you see here, and want something different, feel free to contact me - I can customize any design and tailor it to your liking.

Thank you very much for looking!

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Basketweave leather guitar strap, vegetable tan and suede - adjustable from 44-52"

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  • Materials: leather, spirit dye, suede, braided nylon cord
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